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towards normalcy. >>> in new york this morning, more signs of life getting back to routine. the city's massive subway system is roaring back to life. except in hard-hit manhattan. >> more power is being restored to that area, as well. that's where we find abc's mark greenblatt once again this morning. good morning, mark. >> reporter: good morning to you. right now, the death toll from hurricane sandy stands at a grisly 74. and over in new jersey, there's a looming threat ona and ongoine from ruptured natural gas lines. but in this neighborhood in lower manhattan, the lights are on for the first morning since sandy struck. the nation's largest public transit system will begin rolling again this morning, but with limited service. some tunnels and stations remain flooded. and power is still out in much of downtown. but the lights began to turn back on in some areas near wall street. still, subways won't run yet to the city's financial district. traffic clogged the streets as people returned to work. new york city mayor bloomberg announced only vehicles with three or more occupants will
with a powerful image of america's biggest city without power. >> look at that "new york magazine" hits the stand today with this remarkable aerial view of half of manhattan plunged into darkness. >> an architecture photographer actually took that photo from 5,000 feet up to show new york was actually two cities. and he said it was difficult to secure a helicopter the day after the storm. >> and he was able to get gas. >>> and a super star may an online star for someone usually in the shadows. very animated sign language interpreter for mayor mike bloomberg. hard to keep your eyes on the mayor, isn't it. >> that inspired "saturday night live's" own news interpreter alongside governor chris christie. >> also, i'd like to give a sincere thanks for bred obama on how he handled the election. on election day, i'm voting for mitt romney, but if i had to pick one guy who had my back during a crisis, it would be barack obama. it's amazing. true inspiration. again, i'll be a good soldier, i'll vote for romney, but i'm going to hate it. >> a latelooming mon narcotic butterfly is my greating later eye today
, dominick strauss-kahn, and the new york city hotel maid that accused him of sexual assault. prosecutors dropped charges against strauss-kahn. but the incident did end his political career and his marriage. >>> a new study out today urges the federal prison system to grant more early releases to disabled or terminally ill releases for economic and humanitarian reasons. there are about 218,000 federal prisoners. but fewer than one prisoner a year is granted a compassionate release. and caring for a seriously ill prisoner is much more expensive. >>> the american soldier accused of leaking a trove of classified documents to wikileaks will take the stand in military court again today. yesterday, private first class bradley manning made his first public statements since his arrest two years ago during a pretrial hearing. he wants his case tossed out, saying he suffered unlawful punishment during his first year of detention. >>> weather and those powerful storms pounding the west coast are not letting up this morning. take a look at this. parts of northern california are feeling the brunt of t
the repair for the state and new york city will top $32 billion. and the fallout continues at lipa, the long island utility company that's under fire for its slow response to the storm. another top executive and a board member have resigned. >>> and next door in new jersey, which suffered $30 billion in losses, governor chris christie just announced he is running for re-election. christie's won praise and newfound popularity with the handling of the storm. he will seek another term next year so he can continue leading the state through what is inevitably going to be a long recovery. >>> and a blast of wintry weather is slamming parts of the northeast this morning, creating a sloppy mess for millions of commuters. the storm is bringing snow to pennsylvania, new jersey and new york. that's going to be mixed with rain along the coast. it could delay school openings and bring traffic to a crawl during the morning rush. not what you want to hear this morning. >>> for the latest on the snow, let's turn to accuweather and meteorologist jim dickey, telling us exactly what we can expect. >> good morn
to restore limited service to new york city tomorrow. those who have already -- you can receive a refund or a voucher for future travel. >> city buses are starting to run again in new york. wednesday night people push their way onto a bus and headed over the queens borough bridge. the agency that runs public transport will offer free rides today and tomorrow. they are encouraging people to use mass transit instead of driving. 4:" right now and 41 degrees outside. >> the video that has gone by role. the presidential election >> welcome back. >> we were following a story out of college park, maryland. police say a robbery took place early this morning at the 7300 baltimore ave. the suspects are still at large. they are asking students to stay alert. this did happen off campus. it is a store we are continuing to follow. another story from the university of southern california. we will pull up the front page of the l.a. times. several people have been shot at a campus halloween party. not sure yet if the victims are students or not. we are trying to get more information out of los angeles. t
are canceling hundreds of flights all -- out of new york city airports. >> a virginia task forces back from new jersey after helping with recovery. >> the team conducted a search and rescue operations in new jersey. we spoke to residents the first several days after the storm. >> we brought our boats and continued to assist. they had another assignment. we continued that operation late into the night removing people. >> maryland task force one is also home. they focused on efforts in new york. they partnered with national guard to get out and help storm victims. >> let's check in to find out more details about what is ahead. >> moisture out there -- south and east of the metro area. everything is just rain at this moment, but we will likely see a little mixing coming in. let's turn to live super doppler -- you see that on the eastern shore. also frederiksberg, light rain coming down at this time. for the most part, you will see light showers in the metro area. winter weather advisories for northeast maryland including baltimore. they could potentially get one-3 inches of wet snow. the ground te
continue, while natural gas fires burn in mantoloking, where homes were destroyed. new york city will try to return to normal will weekend. the mayor says the city's marathon will go on. but some say it should not because it will strain already limited resources. tahman bradley, abc news. >>> tahman just mentioned staten island, where there's been the saddest outcome to a long search. the bodies of two, young brothers have now been found. they were located yesterday during the search of a marshy area. they were 2 and 4 years old. they were swept away in sandy's floodwaters, as their mother tried to get them to safety. they are among new york's at least 38 dead from the storm. sandy has killed more than 90 people in 10 states. >>> one of the nation's most iconic landmarks is now closed because of the storm. the statue of liberty is off-limits because the island on which it stands was damaged by rising floodwaters. lady liberty herself appears unharmed. the statue reopened just last weekend after getting a $30 million upgrade. >>> and that dangling crane, which has become an ominous part of
: yesterday, new york city mayor michael bloomberg endorsed president obama. the independent mayor has been critical of the president and mitt romney. but he says sandy changed his thinking. and that president obama will take action on climate change. rob and sunny, back to you. >> karen, thanks a lot. tuesday night, let abc be your place for live up-to-the-minute results with george stephanopoulos and diane sawyer. >>> the former president of penn state has been charged with a cover-up in the jerry sandusky scandal. graham spanier is accused of perjury, obstruction and child endangerment. his lawyer says the facts don't support the charges. and says the governor is behind what they call a politically-motivated frameup. >>> he's a scene across montana as police chase a wanted man from virginia. the suspect started throwing pipe bombs out his window. some of the bombs went off. but no one was hurt. the chase went on for 40 miles before officers disabled the suspect's car. now, he faces charges in both montana and virginia. >>> and in hawaii, an incredible record-setting feat. a washington hi
and they actually really needed it. >> 20,000 people in new york city could still be homeless from the storm two weeks from now. and the other indelible images from the aftermath, the seemingly endless lines for gas, gas cans. >> i've been waiting about 4 1/2, to be honest with you. it's an ordeal. >> fema is setting up ten gas distributions around the region but with rationing the new rule in new jersey, it could be days before things return to normal. and as schools reopen today in new york, the more than 1 million students will put an added strain on a mass transit system still dealing with lingering damage. >>> and as people on the east coast struggle to regain some sense of normalcy, they are bracing for, yes, another storm. >> this time, it's a nor'easter setting its sights on areas that just took a pounding from sandy. here's accuweather's jim dickey. >> good morning, rob and paula. a chilly day across the northeast but it will be dry. that unfortunately doesn't look like it will last. we're watching a surge of cold air coming eastward that will set off an area of low pressure. it will ro
steps being taken for gas shortages in new york. new york's mayor says only one-quarter of the city's gas stations are actually open. and the shortage could last for a few more weeks. these drivers think rationing is a good idea. >> i think it will cut down the length of the lines. >> i think that makes sense. i think that should have started from the beginning. you know, it would have eased up. and you wouldn't have had this -- these long lines. and people trying to, you know, fight for gas. i think jersey, actually, did the right thing by doing that. >> as you just heard, a similar rationing plan is drastically reduced lines in neighboring new jersey. >>> there's growing frustration and anger on long island, since many residents still don't have power nearly two weeks after the storm. some are told it will be thanksgiving before the juice comes back. a report says the power company ignored warnings as far back as 2006, that it wasn't able to handle a major storm. one official is calling on the military to take over the job of restoring power. >>> a judge affirmed jared loughner wo
the red-eye flight from los angeles, all the way to new york city, where you are, so they can appear on "good morning america" this morning. rob and paula? >> thanks a lot, brandi. i'm sure they're a little red-eyed right now. >> a little tired. >> just a touch. it should be fun. go check it out, yes. season 86 starts tomorrow. don't miss that. >> 297. >> about right. >>> that is what's making news in america this morning. >> stick with us for "good morning america." have a wonderful wednesday, everybody. and good luck winning the powerball. >> yes. captioned by closed captioning services, inc. >>> the first of a series of major storms is arriving in the bay area.
saying rebuilding is, quote, a national responsibility. >>> and in new york, city officials plan to demolish about 200 homes severely damaged by sandy. in some cases, the danger of collapse is so great, they'll be bulldozed before the owners are notified. another 500 homes are being inspected and could be torn down as well. >>> most of the country is expecting a mild week which clears the way for a pretty smooth thanksgiving getaway. but that is definitely not the case in the northwest. a major storm is washing out holiday travel plans in that part of the country. seattle, portland and northern california have already been swamped by some pretty heavy downpours. and now they're bracing for a foot of rain, some gusty winds and on top of that, up to 30 inches of snow in the cascades. >>> time now for the weather from across the nation. dry and pleasant to the south of that western storm. milder than normal in the midwest with showers around the twin cities, duluth and davenport. showers in the carolinas, blustery with surf advisory in florida. >> 70s from miami to dallas. 50s from
in battered homes and apartments will likely need emergency housing in new york city alone. >>> and we're learning about the heavy damage sandy inflicted on one custom-built staten island home. it's the home of army specialist brendan morocco, who lost both arms and legs after a roadside bombing in iraq three years ago. his home was built with the help of donations from people in every state, needs a lot of cleaning and repair work after the storm. he and his family tell "the new york times" they are a lot better off than other neighbors. and they're moving forward. and they're grateful. >>> we have wrapped up our day of giving here at abc news and disney. and the results have been incredibly successful. with the help of our viewers we raised more than $16 million for hurricane relief. all that money goes to the red cross. many thanks to all of the people who donated. >>> it's time, now, for the weather across the nation. stormy along the coast of florida, georgia and the carolinas. that storm moves into the northeast by tomorrow, bringing rain and wind. showers are possible for chicag
york city is concerned, into pennsylvania, the mid-atlantic, improving in the morning and afternoon. see some sunshine break through late. the snowfall accumulation goes with snowfall. western connecticut. six to ten inches. a few spots, up towards a foot. rob and paula, back to you. >> our thanks to jim. and you can see the snow is still coming down. we're going to get the very latest forecast coming up on "good morning america." >>> in other news this morning, president obama is off and running, as he gears up for his second term in office. we learned overnight that he's reportedly planning to visit myanmar this month, becoming the first sitting president to ever do so. but the country's economic issues are also, as you can imagine, very high on the agenda. and his political rivals appear ready to compromise. more, now, from abc's mark greenblatt. >> reporter: it's back to work already for the president, who arrives back at the white house with the first family, digging in, now, for four more years and immediate challenges. >> i return to the white house more determined, and more
charges. douglas kennedy was accused of trying to leave a suburban new york city maternity ward with his 2-day-old son last january. nurses also claimed kennedy injured them as they tried to prevent him from leaving. >>> top doctors are trying to make birth control pills a little more accessible. the nation's largest group of obstetricians and gynecologists says the pills should be sold over the counter, just like condoms. that also means it would no longer be covered by insurance. despite the recommendation, no one expects nonprescription birth control pills to be available anytime soon. >>> former boxing champ hector "macho" camacho is hospitalized but expected to survive after being shot in the face in puerto rico. police say camacho was sitting in a car near san juan, when at least one gunman opened fire. another man in that car was killed. camacho has had a series of legal problems since the prime of his career back in the '80s. >>> time for some sports news on this wednesday morning. we have the latest, now, from espn news. >> randy scott here with your espn update. we start with one
a federal investigation into possible misuse of campaign funds. >>> new york city police have charged a door-to-door salesman with the murders of three brooklyn shopkeepers. they say 63-year-old salvatore barone was ready to kill again. police say the suspect's fingerprints were on the murder weapon. they have yet to determine his motive. >>> and more than two dozen homes damaged in the indianapolis explosion will have to be torn down because of safety concerns. four other houses hit by the blast are part of an active crime scene. investigators say the explosion was murder. but there so far have been no arrests. >>> this could go a long way toward your holiday shopping list. the powerball jackpot is $325 million after no winning tickets were drawn last night. two lucky buyers in georgia and new york did get all of the numbers except the powerball. they get 1 million bucks each. the next drawing is saturday night. >> that million bucks is something to be thankful for. >> definitely. >> not too shabby. >> no reason to go black friday shopping with that. >>> coming up next on this thanksgiving
here in new york city. were some of those folks coping with the aftermath of hurricane sandy, the balloons and the festive mood of the day provided a welcome relief from thinking about everything that's been lost. >> we're finally having fun. nothing is terrible. it's happening. >> what are you most thankful for? >> i'm thankful that my family's alive. i'm alive. that's all i'm thankful for this year. >> those kids were especially excited because they watched from special bleacher seats set up just for thousands of families from some of new york and new jersey's hardest-hit neighborhoods. we sincerely hope they enjoyed that day. >>> many of us usher in the holiday season with our favorite christmas songs, of course. but some of the nba players, the top players, have taken a traditional carol and really spiced it up with a little bounce. abc's david muir takes a look and a listen. >> reporter: we all know this version of "the carol of the bells," famously song by the tabernacle choir. a holiday staple this time of year. but we've never quite heard it this way. [ basketballs bo
service on the northeast corridor between boston and d.c. via new york. passengers should make reservations and use the e- ticketing option as the repairs continue. >> news in prince george's county. a bonds hearing for a police officer charged with attempted murder. >> johnnie riley shot a suspect in the back as he was handcuffed and running away. more on the developing case. >> this is district heights police officer john reilly's mug shot. he tripped -- he turned himself into authorities after being charged with killing a fleeing suspect. >> in this case, we are not surprised by the indictment. it has been widely reported that mr. kyle was handcuffed and had been searched and was unarmed at the time of the shooting. >> sgt riley pulled kyle over on the suspicion of riding a stolen motorcycle back in september. kyle has an extensive arrest record and he was cuffed and put in a police cruiser. he somehow managed to get away. that is when riley fired three times, hitting kyle twice in the back. a witness who did not want to be identified talked with abc7 news at the time of the
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